Health research changes lives

Saint Martin Hospital Health Research Institute (SMHRI) is one of top-funded health research organization in Canada. (SMHRI) is the research arm of St. Martin Hospital and a health partner of the University of British Columbia. The breadth and scope of research at (SMHRI) have long-lasting impacts on patient care and health care systems in Ontario and around the world.

A world-class research institute

The dynamic and diverse research community at (SMHRI) creates opportunities for new scientific knowledge and its translation into improved health outcomes. Our activities range from laboratory-based research to gain understanding about the human body and health conditions, to clinical research focused on evaluating new ways to provide patient care.

Get involved

Unlocking the potential of new drugs, therapies, and medical devices, is only possible with the help of clinical trial volunteers like you. Your participation in clinical trials is critical to the development of more effective treatments for all patients.